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2010-07-12 04:00:00

Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network Hosts Local Events to Raise Awareness About the Fifth Most Diagnosed Cancer in America BETHESDA, Md., July 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network (BCAN) will celebrate the first annual Bladder Cancer Awareness Day on Saturday, July 17 with more than two dozen volunteer-led events nationwide. In addition to raising public awareness about the risks and signs of bladder cancer, the events will serve as a forum for bladder cancer...

2010-07-07 04:00:00

BETHESDA, Md., July 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network (BCAN), the first national advocacy organization dedicated to improving public awareness of bladder cancer, applauds U.S. Representative Tom Rooney (R-Fla.) for introducing a resolution to recognize July 17, 2010 as "National Bladder Cancer Awareness Day." The first annual Bladder Cancer Awareness Day will raise awareness of bladder cancer and its symptoms, so everyone will be able to recognize the signs...

2010-06-22 11:00:00

To see the Social Media Release, click here: http://smr.newswire.ca/en/duchesnay-inc/semaine-mondiale-de-la-continence BLAINVILLE, QC, June 22 /PRNewswire/ - Public forums are organized across Canada until June 27 as part of the World Continence Week, an initiative of The International Continence Society. Their purpose is to promote global public awareness about the various types of incontinence affecting 3.3 million people in Canada, the multidisciplinary approaches to treatment and the...

2010-06-17 13:15:00

EAST NORRITON, Pa., June 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Tengion Inc. (Nasdaq: TNGN) today announced that it has presented new preclinical data at the 8th Annual Meeting of the International Society for Stem Cell Research (ISSCR) being held June 16-19 in San Francisco. These data, highlighted during the meeting's poster session on June 16, show the important distinction between adipose-derived smooth muscle cells (SMCs) and mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs). The Tengion data demonstrate that...

2010-06-07 13:49:35

Medical College of Georgia researchers have identified the culprit gene for a rare condition that turns smiles into grimaces and impedes bladder and bowel control. Their finding provides new insight into urofacial syndrome as well as incontinence in general which affects some 20 percent of the general population. "This paper really tells us and the scientific community is that this particular gene and its encoded proteins play a very important role in controlling facial and bladder muscle...

2010-05-28 20:23:00

PRINCETON, N.J., May 28 /PRNewswire/ -- GE Healthcare, a unit of General Electric Company (NYSE: GE), today announced that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Cysview(TM) (hexaminolevulinate HCl) for the detection of non-muscle-invasive papillary cancer of the bladder in patients with known or suspected bladder cancer. Cysview is an optical imaging agent indicated for use in the cystoscopic detection of non-muscle-invasive papillary cancer of the bladder among patients...

2010-05-13 11:18:00

EAST NORRITON, Pa., May 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Tengion, Inc. (Nasdaq: TNGN), a regenerative medicine company focused on discovering, developing, manufacturing and commercializing neo-organs and neo-tissues, today announced it will release its first quarter 2010 financial report before market open on Tuesday, May 18, 2010. Tengion will host a conference call at 9 am Eastern Time in conjunction with the release. Conference Call Access: Date: May 18,...

2010-05-04 16:26:00

Presented by the Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network on Saturday, May 15, 2010 CHAPEL HILL, N.C., May 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Bladder cancer is the fifth most commonly diagnosed cancer in the US, yet most people know nothing about it. Join the Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network (BCAN, pronounced "beacon") for "Understanding Bladder Cancer," a free educational program for bladder cancer survivors and caregivers on Saturday, May 15th from 9:30 am - 2:30 pm at the Friday Center for...

2010-04-12 08:37:00

PHILADELPHIA, April 12 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 1 in 4 women over 40 face bladder control issues and many are suffering in silence and not seeking out solutions that can enable them to lead the lives they desire. That is why SCA, through its TENA® brand, is launching its latest advocacy campaign designed to open a dialog, inform and inspire women to overcome the challenges of bladder control issues with a simple message - Be TENAacious! Tenacious is defined by...

2010-04-08 05:30:00

MINNEAPOLIS, April 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Uroplasty, Inc. (NYSE Amex: UPI), a medical device company developing, manufacturing and marketing innovative proprietary products to treat voiding dysfunctions, today announced that Monday, April 12, the company's Urgent® PC Neuromodulation System is expected to be featured in a segment of the popular television program "The Doctors." The Urgent PC System is a proprietary, minimally invasive, percutaneous tibial nerve...


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Urinary Bladder
2013-01-18 10:29:10

The urinary bladder is a hollow organ that holds the urine, a fluid by-product excreted from the kidneys. Once enough urine is collected within the bladder, pressure initiates the process of urination which expels the urine from the system completely. Formation and Orientation Bladders are a common organ in the Animal Kingdom but are unique in characteristics to each species. Within the human species, there are some differences between female and male bladders. The first difference is...

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